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3 Common Myths About Addiction

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 26, 2020 Updated: October 8, 2021 Getting someone with an addiction to face up to their problem can be a challenge. You may also believe in addiction myths that could undermine your efforts to help. It’s vital that you and your…

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What Is an Addiction Specialist?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 23, 2020 Updated: October 7, 2021 Oftentimes, clients seeking treatment at Red Oak Recovery ask us, “What is an addiction specialist?” They want to know if there is something special in the education of these individuals and if they are actual…

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Different Recovery Programs

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 21, 2020 Updated: May 7, 2021 The mechanics of addiction are straight-forward, but addiction itself varies from one individual to the next. Not only are the substances different, producing different symptoms and recovery challenges, but there are many other factors involved.…

Welcome Our New Executive Director Newsletter

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 3, 2020 Updated: May 7, 2021 Welcome Our New Executive Director: Shane Phillips, MSW, LCAS Shane is grateful for the opportunity to return to Red Oak Recovery® as Executive Director of the men’s campus. Shane is a founding member of the…

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Mental Illness and Addiction: Exploring the Connection

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 20, 2020 Updated: October 8, 2021 More and more experts are seeing a lot of overlap between the conditions. In fact, about 9.2 million people in the United States struggle with mental health and addiction, according to the Substance Abuse and…

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How to Deal with FOMO

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 10, 2020 Updated: February 20, 2020 Do you ever experience “FOMO,” or the “Fear of Missing Out”? This phenomenon, defined as ‘‘the uneasy and sometimes all-consuming feeling that you’re missing out – that your peers are doing, in the know about,…

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Addiction and Your Oral Health

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 2, 2020 Updated: February 20, 2020 People with substance use disorders have more tooth decay and periodontal disease than the general population but are less likely to receive dental care, according to a study published in the scientific journal Addiction. The…

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Habits That Make You More Stressed Out

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 9, 2020 Updated: January 16, 2020 Everyone deals with stress and, if left uncontrolled, it can be very damaging to your physical and mental health. There are many stressful habits that can affect your long-term sobriety. In fact, it’s the leading…

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Will Prospect, KY Drug Rehab Centers Offer Men’s Rehab Options?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 28, 2019 Updated: November 5, 2019 Addiction is one of the hardest things that most people will ever have to overcome. Both men and women struggle with mental disorders. However, each gender has different needs when it comes to receiving addiction…